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Do you live, work or volunteer in Collyhurst and have an idea that could improve the area?

26 Nov 2013 - 16:08 by michelle.foster

If so, you could be awarded cash and support through the Star People programme to help change Collyhurst for the better.

Come along to Church of the Saviour, Eggington Street, Collyhurst, M40 7RN on Thursday 5th December between 12pm and 2pm for a chat and a brew to find out more.

Groundwork is working in partnership with UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs to raise awareness of the Star People programme in Collyhurst, Manchester.

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Consultation: Greater Manchester Draft European Investment Plan 2014 -2020

25 Nov 2013 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester (GM) has been allocated €415 million by the UK Government for the next European programming period from 2014 until 2020 and has produced a Draft European Structural and Investment Funds Investment Plan, which sets out the priorities which will be supported by funds that will come from the European Commission between 2014-2020.

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International Women’s Day – Nomination deadline extended to 10 Dec

22 Nov 2013 - 11:17 by michelle.foster

The closing date for International Women’s Day Award nominations has been extended until 10 December 2013.

If you know a fantastic woman or a group of women who deserve recognition, please take this opportunity to nominate them.

This is an excellent opportunity to recognise women who have made an important difference within Manchester.

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Manchester South Central Foodbank asks for local community support

8 Nov 2013 - 09:35 by michelle.foster

As a city, Manchester is the fourth most deprived place in the country – with the second lowest average income. In five wards in Greater Manchester half of all children live in poverty – Moss Side, Hulme, Ancoats and Clayton in Manchester and Irwell Riverside in Salford (Greater Manchester Poverty Commission, 2013).

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Voluntary sector representation group opportunity – Youth crime and violence

31 Oct 2013 - 12:12 by michelle.foster

The Enthusiasm Trust have a unique opportunity for fellow organisations who are working within the youth crime and youth violence agenda.

The Enthusiasm Trust are gathering a number of key representatives who will become the voice of the community sector within this remit.

This group will inform and shape key elements of working with young people within this agenda. An opportunity to share good practise, set into motion key ideas and challenge existing approaches.

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Lobbying and Transparency Bill

24 Oct 2013 - 19:01 by Mike Wild

At our Spirit of Manchester awards event last month one of the categories was for Most Successful Campaign. We wanted to acknowledge campaigning work because we’ve always believed that it’s the job of charities not just to meet needs but to drive change for the longer term. The history of social change in this country has been driven by the campaigning efforts of groups for centuries.

Macc wins Council Infrastructure Contract

18 Oct 2013 - 12:51 by michelle.foster

As you may be aware, earlier this year the City Council launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years.

We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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